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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
+1 704-687-2364
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you make it too hard

No informtion on where to park, or how to obtain tickets. Impossible for disabled... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Anne H
Brookfield, Wisconsin

The Botanical Gardens is one of my top 5 favorite places on UNC Charlotte's campus (and UNCC is a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Rachel W
via mobile
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9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
+1 704-687-2364
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

No informtion on where to park, or how to obtain tickets. Impossible for disabled person, Unwelcoming,

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The Botanical Gardens is one of my top 5 favorite places on UNC Charlotte's campus (and UNCC is a pretty large university!). It's perfect for studying, reading, hanging out with friends, or getting away when you're stressed. They have a wide variety of gorgeous plants...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little garden. I had the whole place to myself for the hour or so that I was there. The best part is that it is free, but they do have a box for donations.

Thank Benjamin A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited on a lovely but breezy day in October; as it was Fall, the gardens themselves of course were not in high season, but they are still beautiful. The design sight lines here have all been SO carefully thought out that they are just...More

1  Thank LORI F
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an opportunity to get away from shopping centers and automobiles. First we visited the greenhouses which are well maintained and nicely explained. Then we wandered through the Susie Harwood Garden. It was a lovely walk with convenient benches and not too...More

1  Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I went the other day in the middle of classes. I'm a commuter (about 30 minutes away) and have a break in between classes, so I don't go back home. I figured I'd go check it out! While I was walking around the sprinklers came...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had 3 seniors and a family of 5...teen, tween and 9 yr old. The greenhouses were lovely, orchids, Venus fly traps, unusual succulents, one had a dinosaur and little Creek/waterfall...very well done, room of spices, fruit trees...well worth a walk thru. Across the street...More

1  Thank RetireeOTR
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great place to study natives! Most large specimens are labeled but hoping in time more herbaceous plant material will be identified. We particularly enjoyed all the bridges and surprises along the trail and the vistas it provided.

Thank ontheroadagain372
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I 've meandered through the gardens a half dozen or so times in the past several years. Admission is free but you may have to pay to park on campus. I suggest you go through at different times of year to really enjoy the native...More

Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a fun non-crowded garden to explore. Cool plants and a few sculptures to see as well. The area is small but for the free price it's worth checking out if you are going to be in the area.

Thank ericaI6542EK
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